Posted by admin | Posted in Health Info | Posted on 18-12-2011
Not something that is impossible for a woman aged 20 – or 30′s to experience premature aging of the skin. Free radicals such as exposure to direct sunlight, stress and environmental pollution becomes an important factor in skin aging.
Other factors such as smoking, alcoholic beverage or an unhealthy diet also affects the damage to your skin. As a result, skin loses its beauty and begins to show physical features of premature aging. Here are the signs of premature aging of the skin that you should beware.
Signs of the easiest to see of course is the starting wrinkled skin. American Academy of Dermatology explains these wrinkles appear due to the sun, and getting worse if you smoke. Exposure to free radicals will damage the DNA in the skin up to the cell membrane. Collagen and elastin, proteins that are useful for skin health and beauty, more and more damaged the skin resulting in starts sagging and loss of elasticity. Hereditary factors, such as genetics and race, in fact also affects how quickly one’s wrinkled.
2. Blackish stains
Blackish stains, or so-called age spots, will appear with a darker color than the surrounding skin. According to the National Institutes of Health, age spots commonly found in humans that has been aged above 40 years who spent much of his time in the sun. It usually appears in the arms, hands, face, forehead and shoulders (just the parts that are easily exposed to direct sunlight).
3. Rough skin texture
The other issue that marked the premature aging is the skin texture becomes rough. Collagen and elastin will be damaged if it kept getting exposure to sunlight. Collagen is useful to maintain strength and elasticity of the skin, while elastin will make the skin firm and flexible. Too many are under the sun will make the skin look dry and rough.
4. Dilated pores
The pores are enlarged as well as the associated signs of premature aging. The more a person gets older, the pores will be even greater due to the buildup of dead skin. Enlarged pores can be overcome by diligent skin care that includes removal of dead skin cells.
Posted by admin | Posted in Alternative Healing | Posted on 31-01-2010
Fresh fruits are a storehouse of important nutrients for the body. With vitamins, minerals, fiber, amino acids and enzymes, fresh fruit will always be an important figure in all kinds of detoxification programs because it helps bind toxins and dispose of the body.
This refreshing fruit contains a lot of vitamin C, powerful antioxidants that can protect the body from harmful free radicals and prevent premature aging. Antioxidants also help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease and increased iron absorption.
Lemon citrus fruit may be the best cleaner. Gynecology astringent and antiseptic stimulate the liver and gallbladder. A glass of hot water and fresh lemon juice is the best way to start a detoxification plan. Lemon juice and fresh grapefruit will stimulate the digestive system and healthy body. In addition, fruit juice is also rich in beta-carotene, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by admin | Posted in Prevention | Posted on 04-10-2009
Antioxidants are compounds that prevent the oxidation process by free radicals. You can’t beat a good euphonious
Free radical is an atom or molecule that positively or negatively charged. Where the nature of atoms or molecules were highly reactive charged and unstable, as it will try to self neutralize by pulling electrons from molecules or atoms that were nearby, causing a chain reaction.
The nature of this free radical damage cells even to the cell nucleus that can cause gene mutations that cause cancer.
Antioxidants may include: vitamins, minerals or enzymes
Source of Free Radicals
• Metabolism our own bodies
• Air Pollution
• Chemicals from food and water
• UV Radiation
Free radical damage
• Premature Aging
• Heart disease
• Decreased immune system
Posted by admin | Posted in Skin Care | Posted on 23-09-2009
How do overcome the problem of premature skin aging? The general treatments of skin aging are following:
- Cleansing the skin, with soap, cream cleanser, freshener is pH-balanced.
- Special Moisturizer skin is containing vitamins C & E.
- Moisturizer of skin: to prevent yawn of skin water (dehydration).
- Protection of skin against the sun, with a sun care cream.
- Always use Natural Skin Care product to prevent from damaging side effects (allergies).
In addition, cosmetic treatments to deal with aging (anti aging) and maintain your Natural Beauty should contain substances such as:
- Existence of antioxidant protection skin from free radicals.
- Improve skin elasticity by using natural ingredients are containing mineral such as Mineral Makeup.
- Containing AHA can help release dead skin cells and stimulate the formation of new cells.
- Contains anti-inflammatory and anti-irritation for sensitive skin.
- Tailored to skin type.
To get more healthy skin next to skin care is also necessary lifestyle improvements, among others, stress control, diabetes management and nutrition, exercise properly and regularly, and taking antioxidant supplements such as vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, Selenium and beta carotene.